The child seems to have inner motivation to go to school. He may be suffering from separation anxiety
which is preventing him from leaving home and the person he is very much attached to. Counseling and getting to the core of problem is needed. Child may not be willing to share some of his inner feelings for fear of appearing silly or being criticized. He is suffering from anxiety and this can be improved by knowing the root cause of anxiety while relaxation techniques
can help with relaxation.